The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
England / South West
Rank 226 241 243
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Permanent jobs citing 4G 3 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.060% 0.19% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.96% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Median salary £75,000 £38,500 £135,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +94.80% -71.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +7.52%  

4G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 779 1145 965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.54% 19.63% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 589 955 827
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,290
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing 4G as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G in the South West.

Salary trend for 4G in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £75,000 -
4G
England

4G
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for 4G.

1 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) Military
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Business Development
2 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (50.00%) Def Stans
3 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) TETRA
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) MIMO
5 1 (16.67%) CCTV
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
5 1 (16.67%) 5G
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) 5G
5 1 (16.67%) MIMO
5 1 (16.67%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Military
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) RF Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Sales Executive
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Development
1 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) EMC